FACULTY POSITION IN MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOCHEMISTRY

Employer
University of Kentucky
Location
Lexington, Kentucky
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 5, 2023

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The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, or FULL professor level. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree. Senior applicants must have an active, extramurally funded research program. For junior applicants, extramural funding is not required. Competitive start-up funds and appropriate space will be offered.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area complements existing departmental strengths in the structural and cellular biology of cardiovascular, neurological, and metabolic diseases as well as cancer. Translational research programs that encompass aspects of both basic and clinical research are of special interest. The Department offers a stimulating and collaborative environment, with a strong graduate program, and shared, state-of-the-art equipment. Our present research funding is ranked in the top 30, nationally. The University of Kentucky houses an NCI-designated Cancer Center, a federally supported Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and a Clinical and Translational Science Award.  In addition, the University is undergoing a significant expansion of its biomedical research program.

Evaluation of applicants will begin January 1st, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should visit https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/433481 to access the online faculty application. Required application materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae,  description of current and future research (≤ 5 pages with a ½ page abstract), teaching philosophy (≤ 2 pages), contributions to diversity (≤ 2 pages), and the names of three references. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at: biochem@uky.edu.

For further information about the Department, please visit: https://medicine.uky.edu/departments/biochemistry/. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

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